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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen.
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  • A work made of square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1801–1825

Medium

Square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen

Dimensions

66.7 × 67.0 cm (26 1/4 × 26 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1932.261

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